China reviews heavily criticized Hong Kong security bill

BEIJING (AP) — China’s legislature on Sunday began reviewing a controversial national security bill for Hong Kong that critics worldwide say will severely compromise human rights in the semi-autonomou...

Rebuking China, US Senate moves to protect Hong Kong autonomy

In a bipartisan rebuke of China, the U.S. Senate on Thursday (June 25) unanimously approved a bill to impose sanctions on business and individuals — including the police — that undermine H...

Rebuking China, Senate moves to protect Hong Kong autonomy

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bipartisan rebuke of China, the Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to impose sanctions on business and individuals — including the police — that undermine Hong Kong’...

US speaker slams Trump for 'enabling' Xinjiang atrocities in pursuit of trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Monday (June 22) blasted President Donald Trump over his statement in a June 19 interview that he had stopped short of sanctionin...

Taiwan to open specialized office helping Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (June 18) said it will soon open a specialized office to welcome Hong Kong’s skilled workers and students, ...

Showing Black Lives Matter in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a positive and peaceful vibe at the Black Lives Matter rally held on Saturday (June 13) at 228 Peace Memorial Park in Taipei. A crowd of about 500 people &mda...

China ramps up oppression in Hong Kong before National Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities are determined to silence objections against the new national security law in Hong Kong by stigmatizing and arresting dissidents. China's Hong K...

Hong Kong protest marks anniversary of violent police clash

HONG KONG (AP) — More than 100 protesters in Hong Kong marched and shouted slogans during a lunchtime protest Friday in a luxury shopping mall, marking the one year anniversary of a clash with police ...

Civil groups to hold rally in Taipei in solidarity with HK protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Civil groups in Taiwan are planning for a rally this weekend to show solidarity with Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters, whose demand for greater autonomy is fac...

Taiwan and UK pledge to enhance ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) each separately met with British Representative in Taiwan Catherine Nettleton on Friday (June 5), commen...

Singapore first lady riles up Taiwanese by gloating over US protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore first lady Ho Ching (何晶) has yet again drawn the ire of Taiwanese after she shared a cartoon that depicted Trump as supporting the Hong Kong protesters while con...

Photo of the Day: Celestial Empire 'does not discriminate'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspired by the recent outrage in the U.S. over the killing of the African American man George Floyd, a Chinese artist created this illustration portraying a police office...

Taiwan's president visits Causeway Bay Bookstore to support Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (May 29) visited Causeway Bay Bookstore in Taipei, which was re-opened by its founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) in April, to show support f...

Taiwan legislature condemns China's Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s legislature has strongly condemned the passing of a draft of a contentious security law by China's National People's Congress on Thursday (May 28), ...

Taiwan official reaffirms determination to help Hong Kong people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has laid out the principles for the government's proposed plan to help Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, saying the ministry...